SKOLKOVO Business School features in the top 50 schools based on the FT ranking for custom programmes

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Moscow, May 12, 2020. – Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, a new entrant of the Financial Times world ranking, is 44th for custom programme (out of 85 schools) and 46th in the combined ranking based on the tables of open-enrolment and custom programmes. SKOLKOVO is the only business school in Eastern Europe in the top 50 according to the most reputable business education ranking in the world.

SKOLKOVO: SKOLKOVO Business School features in the top 50 schools based on the FT ranking for custom programmes

The youngest in the world ranking, the School outranks University of St Gallen (Switzerland), Cranfield (UK) and Chicago Booth (USA, Hong Kong, UK).

“For the first time, our school features in the FT world ranking and is among the top 50 for custom and open-enrolment programmes. This is a great success for a 15-year-old business school and a credit to the custom programmes team that has succeeded in building unique relationships with customers - the largest Russian companies in all sectors who believe that human development is today’s most important competitive edge,” said Andrey Sharonov, President of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.

АFT experts note that clients of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO “praise the quality of courses and the mix of western teachers and Russian practitioners with a good understanding of the local environment”.

SKOLKOVO Business School is 62nd out of 75 schools in the ranking of open-enrolment courses.

SKOLKOVO Business School is fourth in the custom ranking and first in the open ranking for revenue growth 2019 and is in the top five for oversees modules of open-enrolment courses.

The FT ranking is based on feedback from business school clients - participants of custom and open-enrolment programmes and criteria such as the number of overseas modules, programmes developed in cooperation with major world business schools, the faculty and its quality and others.

Marina Karban, Managing Director for Educational Programmes, Deputy Prorector for Coordination and Development of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, “The history of the School started with custom and open-enrolment programmes, and we are especially pleased that our rating history also started with these programmes. Our high rating was made possible by the whole custom and open-enrolment programmes team, professors and experts of the School. Thanks to the loyalty of our clients and students, we can develop a unique partnership and introduce the principle of co-creation for co-development between companies and the School, which is increasingly important during the crisis. I’m certain that together we will adopt new programmes, formats and methods to further consolidate our position in the world.”

Links to Financial Times rankings:

World ranking
Combined ranking of custom and open-enrolment programmes

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